Daily planner, Sept. 30, 2012


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Geneseo Harvest Time Music Festival

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., City Park, Geneseo.

Sailboat Races

1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Lake Davenport Sailing Club, Mississippi River at Oneida Street. Free. (563) 322-6750.

Free Men (Jewish Film Festival)

4 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $6; free students. (309) 793-1300.

"Shuttle -- When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" (documentary)

1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. film, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Jubilate Deo! (Quad City Choral Arts)

3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. $15; $10 seniors; free students with ID.

"Beauty Queen of Leenane" (comedy), New Ground Theatre

2 p.m., Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students. (563) 326-7529.

National Alpaca Farm Days

1-4 p.m., Deitricks' Alpaca Ranch, 11200 Lomax Road, Prophetstown. Free. (309) 944-6865.

Building the American Dream in Moline (Neighborhood Walking Tour)

1 p.m. and 3 p.m. walks; 2 p.m. book signing, 2120 12th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-6228.

2012 Candidates' Forum

5:30-8:30 p.m., Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 797-8650.

Threshers' Meal

5-7 p.m., Our Savior Presbyterian Church, 22530 240th Ave., LeClaire. $8; $4 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger (family maximum $25). (563) 349-6205.

Rich Baumann

3 p.m., East Moline Nursing and Rehab, 430 S. 30th Ave. Free. (309) 755-3466.

Quad-City's Vintage Rods Car Show

9 a.m.-2 p.m., lot 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. $2 adults. (309) 796-3080, (309) 796-1051.

Open mic with Sunflower Slim

7 p.m., Studio Pub, 1465 19th St., East Moline. Free. (309) 752-5210.

Fall Flute Festival

1-5 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. $8; $5 students. (309) 762-6543.

Quad Cities Balloon Festival

7 a.m., Kennedy Square, 107 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free. (309) 737-3154.

Jordbruksdagarna Agriculture Days

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Hill. Free.

Christians in the Public Square, David E. Smith

9 a.m.-noon voter registration; 10 a.m. event, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 6128 Airport Road, Moline. (309) 292-0433.

Everything Cattail, Mike Granger

1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

Pumpkin Festival

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Adventure Quest, 3501 207th St. N., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3619.

Docent-Led Tour

1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Buddy Olson

3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. (309) 798-2423.

Stock-Car Racing

5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. (309) 792-5030.

Bark in the Park

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-2132.

Smokey Joe's Cafe (musical revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)

6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Goldenboy featuring The New Familiar, Seth Knappen, Them Som'Bitches

8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5.

Rich Baumann

10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Unity Church, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Love offerings. (309) 762-1066.

Swedish Hogmassa (High Mass)

4 p.m., Jenny Lind Chapel, 604 Oak St., Andover. (309) 521-8127.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)

5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.




















 



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